It seems that this particular industry is making a habit of underpaying staff, after an investigation found almost half of its employers were failing to pay employees correctly.
After an altercation with the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, a court case is set to take place and could result in a heavy fine for the company involved.
Partners at DLA Piper share their predictions for challenges employers could face in the New Year.
The Maritime Union of Australia has become the first union in Australia to face legal action under federal workplace bullying laws, cementing its identity as a uniquely and controversially operated union.
The verdict is in – there is no implied term of mutual trust and confidence in Australian employment contracts.
In a landmark case, a Melbourne gym is facing legal action in the Federal Circuit Court after ignoring a Fair Work Commission order to pay compensation to an unfairly dismissed employee.
The dismissal of the HR manager of the Parramatta Catholic Education Office has been upheld by a Judge of the Federal Court.
HC speaks to an employment lawyer about whether there is ever a situation where requesting a resignation is justifiable.
A new report has unveiled the shocking impact of suicide on one of Australia's largest industries.